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Bryan vs Charr, Shumenov vs Murphy LIVE on DonKing.com on Jan. 29

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It’s a new year and the world’s greatest boxing promoter, Don King, is ready to present two world title fights at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, FL on Friday, Jan. 29.

While the boxing card will not be open to a live audience, King will present two world title fights–one for the WBA Heavyweight Championship and the other for the WBA cruiserweight championship plus three other classic fights of the past on Don King TV live-streamed worldwide for $19.95 (www.donking.com).

King, who won the WBA purse bid back on March 2, 2020 for the heavyweight championship fight pitting WBA World Heavyweight Champion Mahmoud Charr (31-4, 17 KOs) from Germany via Syria and the number one contender in Trevor Bryan (20-0, 14 KOs) from Fort Lauderdale, FL via New York.

The WBA has mandated the fight to be held by Jan. 29th and President Gilberto Jesus Mendoza has stated “should any or both of the fighters (Charr and Bryan) fail to sign the contract, they will lose their position as champion or/and mandatory challenger.”

Both fighters have gone through VADA testing via Dr. Margaret Goodman of Las Vegas, NV.

“I’ve won the purse bid and the WBA is mandating that this fight take place by Jan. 29th and that is when we are having this boxing card in a bubble at the Hard Rock,” said King.

Prior to the main event, Beibut Shumenov, the WBA World Cruiserweight Champion (18-2, 12 KOs) from Las Vegas, NV via Kazakhstan, will defend his world title against Raphael Murphy (14-1, 11 KOs) from Harlington, TX in a 12-round bout.

A special heavyweight attraction will feature Bermane Stiverne (25-4-1, 21 KOs) from Las Vegas, NV via Canada, the former WBC Heavyweight Champion.

DON KING ADDS THREE BOXING CLASSICS TO FRIDAY, JAN. 29TH PAY PER VIEW; CHARR & BRYAN FIGHT FOR WBA HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE AT HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO IN HOLLYWOOD, FLORIDA

Deerfield Beach, FL (January 21, 2021)—Hall of Fame boxing promoter Don King is adding three all-time classics from his library to the pay-per-view set for Friday, Jan. 29th at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, FL.

While the boxing card will not be open to a live audience, King will present two world title fights–one for the WBA Heavyweight Championship and the other for the WBA cruiserweight championship plus three other classic fights of the past on Don King TV live-streamed worldwide for $19.95 (www.donking.com).

The three classics that boxing fans can enjoy will include the 1994 WBC Super Lightweight title fight between Julio Cesar Chavez and Frankie Randall; the 1999 WBC and IBF World Welterweight title fight between Oscar De la Hoya and Felix “Tito” Trinidad and the final classic will come from 1982 for the WBC World Heavyweight title between Larry Holmes and Gerry Cooney.

Three classics to go with three fights with the main event featuring the WBA World Heavyweight Champion Mahmoud Charr (31-4, 17 KOs) from Germany via Syria taking on the number one contender in Trevor Bryan (20-0, 14 KOs) from Fort Lauderdale, FL via New York.

Prior to the main event, Beibut Shumenov, the WBA World Cruiserweight Champion (18-2, 12 KOs) from Las Vegas, NV via Kazakhstan, will defend his world title against Raphael Murphy (14-1, 11 KOs) from Harlington, TX in a 12-round bout.

A special heavyweight attraction will feature Bermane Stiverne (25-4-1, 21 KOs) from Las Vegas, NV via Canada, the former WBC Heavyweight Champion.

Boxing fans can visit www.donking.com to sign up for the pay-per-view priced at $19.95.

Ronald Johnson aims to impress vs Zumbrano on Bryan-Charr undercard

Las Vegas, Nevada – American Dreams Presents have teamed up with Don King Productions to add a special heavyweight attraction to Don King’s January 29th pay-per-view. The event takes place at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida.

The card is headlined by the WBA heavyweight showdown pitting Manuel Charr against Trevor Bryan. In the co-feature bout Beibut Shumenov and Raphael Murphy will fight for the WBA cruiserweight title.

American Dream Presents’ CEO Ronald Johnson will appear on the pay-per-view portion of the undercard against veteran heavyweight Raphael Zumbano.

“I want to face the winner of Charr-Bryan and what better way to get ready for that fight than to be on this undercard. I don’t really care who wins but may the best man win and give me my shot next,” The heavyweight veteran stated.

In order for a title fight to become a possibility, Johnson knows he must take care of the task at hand and is 100% focused on his upcoming opponent.

“Zumbano is a guy who has been in with most of the top heavyweights and I know he is going to come right after me. He’s known for being very durable and tough. I plan on putting on a show for all the fans that will be tuning in,” said Johnson.

“This is just the first step. We are taking it one step at a time and we won’t stop until we win a world title,” Johnson explained.

Both Johnson and Love have been out of the ring since 2019 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. He plans on making up for lost time with a big year in 2021.

This will also be the legendary Don King’s first event in several years and Johnson said it has been great working with him.

“Don King is one of the greatest promoters of all time. He has promoted several of the top names in the sport over the past 50 years. It is a pleasure doing business with him. January 29th can’t come soon enough. I can’t wait until I get my hand raised,” Johnson stated.

“Boxing can be a lonely sport, support is key to getting to this opportunity of where I am in my career right now. That’s why I’m so thankful for my long time partner Ronn Bailey who has always believed in me and even built me a private gym 10 years ago. He’s always talked highly of Mr. King and he approved of me doing business with Mr. King.”




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